Fair use is an exemption on the exclusive rights of a copyright holder. As discussed by numerous copyright legal scholars, the notion of "fair use" is not clearly defined. It is up to the individual faculty member to make a critical and objective determination as to the fair use of any given work within a specific context.
Ask yourself: Would you be comfortable with your work being used in the way you are using the work of others?
Respecting Copyright and the Fair Use practices of the Bryan College of Health Sciences is
an Academic Integrity principle for the faculty and students of the College
This guide is not intended to be legal advice. It is designed to provide general information about copyright to consider while researching and teaching.
This guide is adapted, with permission, from guides created by the Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives and Delgado Community College libraries.